Promptly establish intellectual and physical control over new acquisitions of special collections materials acquired in any format (book, archives, manuscripts, digital, physical, analog audiovisual, etc). Survey incoming materials, applying archival appraisal criteria to assess the condition and historical value of the materials, as well as to identify potentially sensitive materials. Develop, review, and execute accessioning plans. Prepare and describe new acquisitions to a baseline level … Continue reading Northampton, MA: Accessioning Archivist, Smith College
Work effectively with colleagues and the greater community to advance the mission of the library and the college. Provide one on one and group instruction for information literacy skills, works closely with teaching faculty to provide appropriate instruction to students; Assist library patrons at the Reference Desk by answering specific information requests and guiding users in the effective use of a broad range of information … Continue reading Manchester, NH: Reference and Instruction Librarian, Institute of Art & Design
Managing the overall organization, general maintenance and updating of the materials library. Oversee and manage interns for maintenance, general upkeep, and organization of physical library. Materials sourcing for the library and assistance with sourcing and procurement of materials samples for current projects. Assistance to design teams with sourcing of textiles, furniture, accessories, and art for current projects when necessary. Maintaining relationships and establishing new contacts … Continue reading San Francisco, CA: Resource Librarian, NICOLEHOLLIS
Performs original and copy cataloging for assigned formats of material. The library curates a variety of materials, including DVDs, CDs and scores, websites and PDFs, and rare books and manuscripts. Monitors the development of local, national, and international metadata standards and stays up-to-date with changes in national cataloging standards and policies. Advises in the evaluation and selection of current and emerging metadata schema for the … Continue reading Lewiston, ME: Metadata Librarian, Bates College
Complete original cataloging of all new acquisitions for the digital collection. Oversee and contribute to the standardization of cataloging data to profession standards and best practices (VRA Core, CCO). Conduct research using relevant art historical resources. Coordinate with MLibrary staff on cataloging database access and maintenance. Responsible for setting cataloging priorities for digitization workflow to ensure images are completed by due date. Coordinate catalog updates … Continue reading Ann Arbor, MI: Information Resource Technical Specialist, University of Michigan
The Digital Projects Coordinator will oversee digital imaging projects and develop digital assets of the Atwater Kent Collection. This includes producing estimates, developing workflow plans and timelines, coordinating the work of digitization production by imaging technicians, performing quality assurance, maintaining controlled vocabularies for digital collections, and assisting the Collections Manager and Project Director on establishing an on-line portal to the collection. Link to posting. Deadline: … Continue reading Philadelphia, PA: Digital Projects Coordinator, Drexel University
Participate actively in Special Collections, particularly in public-services oriented domains. Manage and provide effective and specialized reference service for all patrons, which requires critical thinking and good judgment about equitable access and resource allocation. Promote and support collection access for researchers, donors, special instruction or course creation for Smith College stakeholders including alumnae, staff, faculty, and administration. Participate in the public services of the unit, … Continue reading Northampton, MA: Research Services Archivist, Smith College
Manage art content including photography, illustration, vector art and iconography. Create and maintain logical and effective metadata protocols. Upload, organize and curate assets based on cross-functional user needs. Import legacy assets, regular clean up, purge, ingest and optimization. Provide metrics on download and user engagement. On-boarding new DAM users and on-going training. Manage 3rd party relationships associated with the DAM . Stay current with the … Continue reading New York, NY: Digital Asset Management Librarian, Callisto Media
The National Library of Medicine is currently recruiting for up to 20 Pathways Recent Graduate positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548516500.
NLM is hiring diverse professionals who have earned graduate degrees within the past two years in library/information science, life sciences, chemistry, biology, history, archival science, or related fields. Please share this unique opportunity.
The positions will be listed as Technical Information Specialist GS-9 level with a 2019 pay rate of $57,510-$74,759; successful candidates are eligible for permanent positions (which may be in a different job series) after one year of service at the GS-9 level. We encourage applicants to include a cover letter identifying the area(s) or positions they are most interested in to help with planning interviews. Continue reading “Montgomery County, MD: Pathways Recent Graduate positions, National Library of Medicine”
Link to job posting. Deadline: July 1, 2020 or until position is filled. Continue reading Milwaukee, WI: Director of Library Services, Wisconsin Lutheran College